Recipe: Mommy Mei’s Mango Bread

I love any chance that I can get to proclaim my love for mangoes, especially since it connects to my childhood. Nothing is better on a hot and humid Hawaii summer day than getting out of the neighbor’s pool and rushing home then into the kitchen to slurp down juicy, ice cold cubes of mango….

Recipe: Spookydoodle Cookies

I love to bake a crapton of cookies for any sort of occasion or holiday. Christmas is nice, especially since everyone starts baking all sorts of delicious treats. But in my opinion, Halloween is the best. It might be my inner-goth that’s delighted to celebrate spooky things that makes this season beat out all the…

Recipe: Layered Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake

It’s fall y’all! And that means time for apples and pumpkin and warm spices like cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. I will admit that I am a fanatic for the apple cinnamon combination. So when my coworker gave me some Braeburn apples from his tree and asked me to do something with it so he could…

Recipe: Orange Cinnamon Pecan Cookies

I remember for birthdays in elementary school, parents could bring in cupcakes or treats for the class to celebrate the occasion. For the last 10 minutes before the school bell rang at the end of the day, everyone just crammed their faces with whatever it was that was brought in. My birthday always fell on spring…

Recipe: Honey Spiced Pear Cake.

The cake is buttery, crumbly, moist, and tender. It’s a double layer, but the recipe is easily cut in half to make a single layer. Unfortunately, there’s no pictures of every single step…I’m the cook AND photographer, so I didn’t feel like washing my hands after every single step before I man-handled my camera. The…